Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Charlie Sheen: Designer
Sheen and Rock & Roll Religion's Signature Line Of Casual Shirts, DaVinci Collection by Charlie Sheen, Sold Exclusively at Nordstrom
Highest paid TV-star Charlie Sheen, and Christopher Wicks, designer and owner Rock & Roll Religion have finalized a deal to sell the signature line of retro shirts at Nordstrom retailers nationwide. The collection, which features Sheen's iconic short sleeved, button- up shirts officially launched at Magic Las Vegas on February 17, 2009 and will be available this month.
DaVinci clothing is a California made line of casual shirts, reminiscent of the rockabilly culture born in the 1950's. Wicks designs other popular brands such as English Laundry, Fender: The Clothing Collection and The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
"The launch of DaVinci Collection by Charlie Sheen has been really exciting thus far," said Sheen. "I am happy the designs have been well received and am looking forward to taking the next step with the line and Christopher Wicks. I feel people are really drawn to the line for its comfort, quality and vintage inspired look and I hope we have much success with it at Nordstrom."
"Mr. Sheen has been a wonderful partner in getting DaVinci Collection by Charlie Sheen off the ground," said Wicks. He understands the design process, and I think the natural fit of the casual, yet chic designs with his personal taste make the product very marketable."
The DaVinci Collection by Charlie Sheen incorporates the classic DaVinci mainstays such as agoya shell buttons, retro patterns and vertical contrasting color combinations with additional detailing and embroidery to enhance each piece. Made of cotton, rayon/acetate or rayon/polyester blends, pieces are manufactured from the original designs of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
Sheen and Wicks' collection currently focuses on short sleeved, button-up, casual shirts with plans to expand to additional products. Retail price points range from $59.00-$79.00.
DaVinci by Charlie Sheen is available at select Nordstrom stores as well as the English Laundry flagship store (7519 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California) and at www.globalrebels.com this month.
Posted by News 24/5 at 12:04 AM